Prof Julian Smith (Cardio-thoracic Surgeon)

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Prof Julian Anderson Smith
Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery University of Melbourne 1981
Cardio-thoracic Surgeon
Medical Specialties
Cardio-thoracic Surgery

Professor Julian Smith is the Head of the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Monash Health, Head of Monash University’s Department of Surgery (Monash Medical Centre) and Deputy Head of the Southern Clinical School. He graduated in medicine from the University of Melbourne in 1981. His early post-graduate years were spent at the Royal Melbourne Hospital from where he obtained a Master of Surgery degree from the University of Melbourne and the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery. His Australian training in cardiothoracic surgery was carried out at the Royal Melbourne, Alfred and Royal Children's Hospitals. After obtaining the FRACS in Cardiothoracic Surgery, he spent time at Stanford University in the USA and then Papworth Hospital in the UK for further training particularly in the field of transplantation. In early 1995, he returned to the Alfred Hospital as a cardiothoracic surgeon and Deputy Head of the Heart and Lung Transplant Service, positions he held until September 2001.

Professor Smith has broad clinical experience in cardiothoracic surgery including organ transplantation and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Hospital Affiliations
Jessie McPherson Private Hospital
Affiliated Clinics
MonashHeart Clayton
Affiliated Organisations

Practice Locations


MonashHeart Clayton
Monash Medical Centre
Level 2
246 Clayton Road
Clayton VIC 3168 
1300 643 278
03 9594 6239